NY Times – Church, Rising at Trade Center Site, Will Glow Where Darkness Fell

NY Times – Church, Rising at Trade Center Site, Will Glow Where Darkness Fell

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The New York Times featured a fascinating article on a Church rising at the World Trade Center, the site of the tragic event of 9/11 where heartless terrorists took the lives of thousands and wounded the hearts of millions worldwide.

“For those who know the trade center’s history, however, there is something amazing to report: Construction has begun in earnest on the St. Nicholas National Shrine, a Greek Orthodox church and nondenominational bereavement center, designed by Santiago Calatrava, which will overlook the memorial”, writes David Dunlap of the New York Times.

In the words of Archbishop Demetrios, “The purpose is to project something that will open a window to eternity”.

To read ‘Church, Rising at Trade Center Site, Will Glow Where Darkness Fell’ on the New York Times web site, click here.

To learn about The St. Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center, click here.

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